The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 27 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 93 94 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.64% 6.73% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.90% 21.56% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 64 85 42
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,185 £30,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
252 436 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.69% 31.21% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 166 363 274
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +3 34 £50,000 -11.11%
Colchester -12 11 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Chelmsford +1 5 £45,000 +14.59% 1
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Loughton - 3 £37,500 - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £37,500 - 4
Harlow -1 1 £20,000 -57.89%
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 142 (70.30%) Windows
2 87 (43.07%) SQL
3 82 (40.59%) Oracle
4 72 (35.64%) Microsoft
5 61 (30.20%) VMware
6 59 (29.21%) IBM
6 59 (29.21%) SQL Server
7 55 (27.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (25.74%) UNIX
9 49 (24.26%) Citrix
10 48 (23.76%) Finance
11 44 (21.78%) NetApp
12 42 (20.79%) ITIL
13 39 (19.31%) SAN
14 36 (17.82%) MS Excel
15 35 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
16 34 (16.83%) BMC
16 34 (16.83%) Tivoli
16 34 (16.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 31 (15.35%) Active Directory
17 31 (15.35%) Perl
18 29 (14.36%) C
18 29 (14.36%) IIS
18 29 (14.36%) MS Exchange
18 29 (14.36%) Flash
18 29 (14.36%) Software Engineering
19 28 (13.86%) C++
19 28 (13.86%) Cisco
19 28 (13.86%) Degree
20 27 (13.37%) Disaster Recovery

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (14.36%) IIS
1 29 (14.36%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.38%) JBoss
3 14 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.93%) WebSphere
4 13 (6.44%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.94%) GlassFish
5 12 (5.94%) Apache
5 12 (5.94%) WebLogic
6 11 (5.45%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.48%) Lync
9 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.88%) MS Office
3 18 (8.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.48%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.98%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (4.46%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 35 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.94%) Office 365
3 11 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (5.45%) IBM SmartCloud
4 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (2.48%) Sage Pay
5 5 (2.48%) GitHub
5 5 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.31%) SAN
2 26 (12.87%) DNS
3 24 (11.88%) Firewall
4 17 (8.42%) VoIP
5 11 (5.45%) BIG-IP
6 10 (4.95%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.96%) DHCP
8 6 (2.97%) SNMP
8 6 (2.97%) LAN
9 5 (2.48%) HTTP
9 5 (2.48%) Wireless
9 5 (2.48%) Internet
10 4 (1.98%) NAS
10 4 (1.98%) WAN
10 4 (1.98%) VPN
11 3 (1.49%) SSL
11 3 (1.49%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.99%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 2 (0.99%) SMTP
12 2 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.39%) MySQL
3 18 (8.91%) MS Access
4 14 (6.93%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.95%) Firebird
6 9 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.48%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.98%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.98%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.99%) SQLite
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (9.90%) Subversion
2 16 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (4.46%) MSTest
5 4 (1.98%) Mockito
5 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.98%) jMock
5 4 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.98%) NUnit
5 4 (1.98%) JUnit
6 2 (0.99%) PROIV
7 1 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 48 (23.76%) Finance
2 17 (8.42%) Automotive
2 17 (8.42%) Legal
3 13 (6.44%) Law
4 10 (4.95%) Games
5 6 (2.97%) French Language
5 6 (2.97%) German Language
6 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.48%) Italian Language
6 5 (2.48%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.98%) Marketing
7 4 (1.98%) Banking
7 4 (1.98%) Retail
8 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.99%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.50%) Military
10 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 26 (12.87%) Analyst
2 23 (11.39%) Developer
3 22 (10.89%) Software Engineer
4 16 (7.92%) Capacity Analyst
5 14 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.93%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (5.94%) Capacity Management Analyst
7 11 (5.45%) Operations Manager
7 11 (5.45%) Storage Specialist
7 11 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (4.95%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (3.47%) Storage Engineer
12 6 (2.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (2.97%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.97%) Programmer
13 5 (2.48%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (2.48%) Software Developer
13 5 (2.48%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.36%) Flash
2 22 (10.89%) XML
3 21 (10.40%) Web Services
3 21 (10.40%) .NET
4 14 (6.93%) HTML
4 14 (6.93%) SOAP
5 13 (6.44%) LAMP
6 10 (4.95%) jQuery
6 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.46%) Middleware
7 9 (4.46%) Ext JS
8 5 (2.48%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.48%) Spring
8 5 (2.48%) Sass
8 5 (2.48%) WCF
8 5 (2.48%) JPA
8 5 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (1.98%) RESTful
9 4 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.98%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.89%) AS400
1 22 (10.89%) iSeries
2 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.47%) Clustering
4 7 (3.47%) IVR
5 5 (2.48%) User Experience
5 5 (2.48%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.48%) Cybercrime
6 4 (1.98%) Open Source
6 4 (1.98%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.98%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.49%) Replication
8 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 142 (70.30%) Windows
2 52 (25.74%) UNIX
3 22 (10.89%) AIX
4 20 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.41%) Solaris
6 18 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.43%) Windows 8
9 14 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (5.94%) Windows 7
11 9 (4.46%) Android
11 9 (4.46%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.97%) CentOS
13 5 (2.48%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.48%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.98%) SUSE
14 4 (1.98%) Debian
14 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.79%) ITIL
2 29 (14.36%) Software Engineering
3 27 (13.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (9.90%) Project Management
5 19 (9.41%) Service Delivery
5 19 (9.41%) Capacity Management
6 16 (7.92%) Network Management
7 15 (7.43%) Asset Management
8 13 (6.44%) Change Management
8 13 (6.44%) DevOps
8 13 (6.44%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.94%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.94%) Problem Management
9 12 (5.94%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.45%) Logistics
10 11 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (4.46%) MVC
11 9 (4.46%) System Testing
11 9 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 87 (43.07%) SQL
2 31 (15.35%) Perl
3 29 (14.36%) C
4 28 (13.86%) C++
5 23 (11.39%) JavaScript
6 19 (9.41%) Shell Script
7 18 (8.91%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.92%) Python
8 16 (7.92%) Java
8 16 (7.92%) PHP
8 16 (7.92%) C#
9 11 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 11 (5.45%) Korn
10 10 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.48%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.48%) PHP5
12 4 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.98%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.99%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (13.86%) Degree
2 16 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.93%) MCSE
4 10 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.97%) MCSA
8 5 (2.48%) ISEB
9 4 (1.98%) MCTS
9 4 (1.98%) MCSD
10 3 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.50%) HNC
11 1 (0.50%) HND
11 1 (0.50%) CCNP
11 1 (0.50%) CCNA
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (27.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (15.35%) Active Directory
3 26 (12.87%) VMware ESX
4 16 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 16 (7.92%) vSphere
5 11 (5.45%) vCloud
6 9 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.96%) XenApp
8 5 (2.48%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.98%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.99%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (16.83%) Tivoli
1 34 (16.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.94%) Puppet
4 11 (5.45%) Ansible
5 9 (4.46%) Nagios
5 9 (4.46%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.96%) SCOM
7 6 (2.97%) WSUS
8 4 (1.98%) SCCM
8 4 (1.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (1.98%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.99%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.99%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 82 (40.59%) Oracle
2 72 (35.64%) Microsoft
3 61 (30.20%) VMware
4 59 (29.21%) IBM
5 49 (24.26%) Citrix
6 44 (21.78%) NetApp
7 34 (16.83%) BMC
8 28 (13.86%) Cisco
9 18 (8.91%) Red Hat
10 12 (5.94%) F5
10 12 (5.94%) Brocade
10 12 (5.94%) HP
11 11 (5.45%) SaltStack
12 9 (4.46%) MKS
13 7 (3.47%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.97%) Apple
15 5 (2.48%) Symbian
15 5 (2.48%) Sophos
15 5 (2.48%) Sage
15 5 (2.48%) i2
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughton, Essex
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + discretionary company bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income t
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Unspecified Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK inc
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL-EBI
Salary: Grade 5 or 6, monthly salary starting at £2,387.20, UK income tax free
Posted: 7 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago